Nevada Environmental Justice Coalition

RGJ: Legislature proposes excessive heat protections for workers

Extreme temperature significantly affects workforce health during sustained high temperatures, and worker exposure to excessive heat has only increased in the last decade. Construction workers, car dealers, bakers, tire shop employees, delivery workers, trash collectors, and workers in dozens of other industries are at high risk of heat-related hazards in the state, according to the […]

KUNR: NEJC lobby day for Outdoor Workers Protection bill

Environmental justice bills on protecting outdoor workers, water as a constitutional right in Nevada The Nevada Environmental Justice Coalition celebrated its first lobbying day at the state legislature in Carson City on Monday. The group held a press conference about climate change-related bills they’re supporting during the 2023 Nevada Legislative Session. Lawmakers, people who work […]

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